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Animated DIY Card Cleverly Mimics Computer Loading Screen

Instructables contributor goldlego, also known as Calvin Nutter, produced a clever greeting card that mimics the aesthetics of an old computer loading screen. Better yet, it's animated, and as you pull the card from the envelope, the bars appear to “load.” Nutter created a detailed, step-by-step …

Crafting

Playful Paintings Suggest How Animals Are Created

Mexican artist Ricardo Solis creates amusing paintings that playfully illustrate how animals are created. In the whimsical works, viewers become witness to an imaginative process that explains how a zebra gets its stripes, how a leopard gets its spots, or how a flamingo gets its colorful pink …

Painting

Couple Poses Under the Bright Blue Formations of the Mendenhall Glacier Ice Cave

To what extreme would you take a wedding photo? Well as of late we have seen a couple pose in front of a wildfire, and even another bride and groom …

Hilla Shamia Melds Aluminum With Wood In Her Striking Furniture Designs - The Fox Is Black

Creating surprising combinations in furniture design seems to be the biggest challenge these days. Hilla Shamia, an Israel based industrial designer, …

Photography

Get Off the Internet! 15 Camping Photos to Inspire You to Get Into the Wild

Everyone’s on vacation and my co-working space is deserted. As I’m typing this, my eyes are burning from looking at the computer too long and …

Aerial views of India by drone - in pictures

Photographer Amos Chapple's remarkable aerial views of India were shot by attaching his camera to a 'quadcopter' drone

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Reminder: This is Why You Don’t Shoot the Wedding Party on a Flimsy Dock

Consider this a friendly reminder for any wedding photographers who haven’t already heard it or maybe even forgot the tip when we shared it almost …

Rachel Whiting’s Interior Photographs

This week, CMYLK matches Colourlovers palettes with the interior images of London-based photographer Rachel Whiting. A graduate of Brighton …

Design

Playful Landscapes Feature the Adventures of Tiny Toy Cars

At first you may think that these <i>Traveling Cars Adventures</i> are simply photographs of cars in scenic landscapes. Upon further inspection, though, viewers will be pleasantly surprised to discover that each subject is actually a small toy captured from extremely dramatic perspectives. The series has …

Paddington Bear

Victorian Bathing Machines: So Men Couldn’t Get Their Rocks Off

In the 18th and 19th centuries, entire fleets of machines kept beachgoing women from doing the walk of shame.<p>Compared to our barely clad, spaghetti-strapped swimsuit styles, the bathing costumes of the 18th and 19th century seem laughably prudish. But those days, people worried that glimpsing more …

Snow White

Photographer Elevates Throwing Sand To Art

If you go to the beach with photographer Claire Droppert, you can expect to get a bit of sand in your eyes. In Droppert’s latest project, “Gravity,” she’s explores moments of zero gravity–starting with flying sand.<p>For the first set of photos in the project, “Sand Creatures,” the Rotterdam-based …

Photography

Design Principles: Visual Perception And The Principles Of Gestalt

This is the start of a series of posts about design principles. It begins with these principles of gestalt, because <b>many of the design principles we</b> …

San Francisco

Smiley Face Screws Bring Joy to Your D.I.Y. Projects

It's easy to overlook a screw. This ubiquitous object hasn't majorly changed in our lifetime, and you wouldn't expect it to. Well, forget the standard Phillips and flat-heads, because Japanese designer Yuma Kano created the <i>Screw 🙂</i>, a take on the universal product that has its head imprinted with a …

Woodworking

Touching and Funny Photo Project: Kids Were Here

For all you moms out there (especially the ones that get stressed out over a messy house), this post is for you. With absolutely no little humans in sight, these photos just show evidence that kids were once there. A group consisting of 30 photographers have documented the little details that show …

Kids

Everyday Objects Hilariously Redesigned in Ridiculous Ways

At first glance, you might not think twice about a pot with two handles or a chair with a curved seat. But if you actually imagine using any of these products, you may find yourself laughing at the impracticality of it all. Created by Athens-based architect Katerina Kamprani, <i>The Uncomfortable</i> is an …

Design

Slow Life: A Macro Timelapse of Coral, Sponges and Other Aquatic Organisms Created from 150,000 Photographs | Colossal

<p>Created by University of Queensland PhD student Daniel Stoupin, this remarkable macro video of coral reefs, sponges and other underwater wildlife, …

Hilarious Portraits of Tiny Babies Dressed Up In Adult Clothes

<b>janelpeyton</b><p>Babies are already pretty adorable, but babies dressed up like adults are just hilarious! Instagrammer Ilana Wiles (@mommyshorts) is behind this new trending hashtag, #babysuiting, that has mommies dressing their little ones up in goofy ensembles that are much too big for the childrens' …

Cute

Articles about sustainable home silicon valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.<p>For our last stop on this year’s Dwell Home Tours program, we’ll be making our way to …

Silicon Valley

Silence Series – Photography by Claire Droppert

The Silence Project.<p>This is the first of three photographic series by Claire Droppert, a photographer and visual designer based in Rotterdam, …

Sprawling Nature-Inspired Mural Drawn Entirely with a Sharpie

After seven long months of work, California-based artist Sean Sullivan finished <i>Grand Pale Maw</i>, an expansive drawing that covered the wall of a hallway in the Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) gallery. Using just a black marker, the artist started drawing with the image of a fallen oak …

Art

Are Extroverts Really Happier Than Introverts?

That depends on how you define “happy.”<p>The difference between introverts and extroverts was perhaps best captured by Jonathan Rauch in a 2003 <i>Atlantic</i> essay that’s since taken on a life of its own. Introverts, Rauch writes, “are people who find other people tiring.” They’re not necessarily shy or …

Behavioral Sciences

Parked Cars Photography

It's funny how old cars had so much character than the new sophisticated ones we have today. New York photographer Franck Bohbot goes out to capture …

10 Things Every Woman Should Know By 21

How to start on the road to Grown-A*s Womanville. (Hint: Clean your damn room.)<p>Kelly Williams Brown, the blogger and author of the newly-released guidebook <i>Adulting: How To Become a Grown-Up In 468 Easy(ish) Steps</i>, along with her boyfriend and a male friend, recently penned a list of 10 things every …

Eyeball

Psychogeographies: 3D Collages Encased in Layers of Glass by Dustin Yellin | Colossal

<p>Psychogeography is the act of exploring an urban environment with an emphasis on curiosity and drifting. Or, more colloquially put, a “toy box full …